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Her birth mother is a Filipina (d. 2008 in Singapore) whom she never met. Her birth father, Mark Charlson, is a retired U.S. Navy man from Iowa, United States; who, in the mid-1980's was on the U.S.S. O'Brien stationed in the Philippines. She was adopted by Annabelle Panganiban when she was a baby, and her grandparents Adolfo and Mila Panganiban, helped raise her. In an interview on the show '...